Monthly Archives: February 2016

5550’s Co-sponsored ‘Emerging Issues in Human Rights’ Program Praised by Participant

Editor’s Note: The following is a portion of a speech given to the Rotary Club of Winnipeg By Quinn Ferris The Emerging Issues in Human Rights Course, formerly titled Rotary Adventures in Global Citizenship (RAGC) helped me build on the … Continue reading

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Backfire!

Editor’s Note: The following is an edited commentary from the District 5320 website. By George Cooper, Rotarian International Service projects in the many lands Rotarians attempt to help can easily backfire if the culture of a particular area is ignored … Continue reading

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‘Rotary Serving Humanity’ is 2016-2017 Presidential Theme

John Germ President, Rotary International, 2016-17 Rotary has been many things, to many people, in the last 111 years. Through Rotary, our members have found friends, community, and a sense of purpose; we’ve forged connections, advanced our careers, and had … Continue reading

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‘This year, I have been the traveler’: Come join me in Seoul, Korea

K R Ravindran, RI President 2015 – 16 In life, sometimes the experiences that matter the most are the briefest. They pass in the blink of an eye: a few days, a few hours, a few moments. They are the … Continue reading

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On the Idea of “Rotary Chats”

Ray Klinginsmith, Trustee Chair 2015 – 16 When I joined Rotary many years ago, the fireside chat was a popular, simple, and effective method of communication among Rotarians. One Rotarian would invite a small number of fellow members to his … Continue reading

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